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90th Celebration

Description: Color photograph of the chapel inside of the Danevang Lutheran Church. A woman stands at the front of the chapel near the altar. At the center of the altar is a table on top of which are two lit candlesticks and a candelabra. Above the table hangs a cross. A few rows of pews are visible in the foreground.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[90th Homecoming Celebration, Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Color photograph of a group of people gathered together for a meal in the mess hall at an unidentified location. Several adults are seated at long banquet tables covered in gingham-patterned table covers; many of them have platefuls of food in front of them. Some concession style windows where food is being served are visible to the left; a few people are lined up to be served. Above the windows is a banner that reads, "Vars' Co!" as well as a few Danish flag decals.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Aerial Photograph of School]

Description: Aerial photograph of a school building surrounded by farmland. The date Oct. 1954 is written on the back.
Date: October 1954
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Aerial View of Danevang School

Description: Aerial photograph of Danevang School in Danevang, Texas. It is the largest building in the photograph: a single-story structure with a mansard roof with dark shingles and several windows on the first floor. A small playground to the right consists of a few see-saws and a swing set. Further right, a basketball court can be seen. To the left, there appears to be a gas station. The building is amidst a large, rural farm area. Besides the gas station and the school building, there are only a few other buildings, possibly homes, and land that has been tilled.
Date: October 1954
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Altar at Día de los Muertos Parade]

Description: Photograph of an altar at the Mexic-Arte Museum's annual Día de los Muertos parade. The altar has multiple tiers covered in lace and white satin. Angel embellishments are attached to the fabric. Photographs and candles are arranged on the tiers.
Date: October 30, 2004
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Altar to Alfredo Zalee]

Description: Photograph of an altar to Alfredo Zalee at the Mexic-Arte Museum's annual Día de los Muertos parade. The altar is covered in blue cloth. A lighter blue headstone is situated on top of the altar. Flowers and ribbons are arranged in front of the headstone. A card reads: "Alfredo Zalce Artist Muralist Mexico 2003."
Date: October 30, 2004
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Altar to Roy Lozano]

Description: Photograph of an altar to Roy Lozano. A layer of dry pinto beans has been spread across a wooden floor, with a pattern of dry black beans partially visible on the left side of the photograph. A glass of water and some dried meat sit in front of a black and white photograph. The photograph depicts a mustachioed man wearing a white collared dress shirt. Behind the photograph sits a black urn. Next to the urn is a vase of yellow and orange flowers.
Date: October 31, 1998
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Altar to Roy Lozano]

Description: Photograph of an altar to Roy Lozano. The altar is tall and triangular, with many streamers and flowers adorning it. Oranges, lemons, bananas, cookies, and pretzels hand from expanses of string across the altar. A multicolored blanket covers a table within the altar, upon which are laid oranges and three bottles of amber liquid. Three Day of the Dead masks are attached to the top of the altar. On the ground, a layer of pinto and black beans create a symbol. Also on the ground is a basket of cookies and cured meats, as well as four vases of yellow and orange flowers. To the left of the basket is a black and white program. Behind the altar is a mural in maroon and white, which is largely hidden by the altar.
Date: October 31, 1998
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Altar with Skull at Día de los Muertos Celebration]

Description: Photograph of an altar set up during the Mexic-Arte Museum's annual Día de los Muertos celebration. The altar is decorated with orange paper flowers and colored banners. A large papier-mâché skull sits at the center of the altar. The photograph was taken in downtown Austin, Texas.
Date: October 27, 2007
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Artist Maudee Carron With Sculpture]

Description: Photograph of artist Maudee Carron seated next to a sculpture. She is wearing a hat and glasses, and holding a tool to the sculpture. The sculpture is a series of stacked circles.
Date: October 14, 1977
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Artist Recreating Mural]

Description: Photograph of an artist recreating a mural by Luis Jimenez for an event titled Tribute to Luis Jimenez: An American Legend. The event, which was hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas, occurred on October 27th, 2006. Two men kneel over a large piece of paper as if to move it. The paper takes up most of the space in the room. The illustrations on the paper are black and white against a light brown background.
Date: October 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Artist with Mural]

Description: Photograph of an artist and a recreation of a mural by Luis Jimenez for an event titled Tribute to Luis Jimenez: An American Legend. The event, which was hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas, occurred on October 27th, 2006. The mural rests on the floor of the gallery. The artist kneels behind it. The walls of the gallery are bare; buckets of paint and a ladder litter the floor.
Date: October 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Banner in Día de los Muertos Parade]

Description: Photograph of a parade hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in honor of Día de los Muertos. Individuals in costume hold up a parade banner, which reads: "Mexic-Arte Museum presents Día de los Muertos Parade." A statue of a woman in traditional dress stands in the foreground. The photograph was taken in downtown Austin, Texas.
Date: October 27, 2007
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Bond Election]

Description: Photograph of the Mexic-Arte Museum & Store's storefront. Displayed in the window is an artwork that depicts two skeletons wearing dresses and floppy hats. Posters in the window read: "I'm for 4. Invest in Austin's creative economy. Vote YES on Prop. 4. Imfor4.com."
Date: October 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Location Info:
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Book donation ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a book signing ceremony. The book, Biografia Del Rev. Manuel Urbina, was donated by Irene Salce de Urbina to the Houston Public Library on October 31, 1986 and signed by her. Tom Kreneck stands on the rigth. Manuel Urbina, II stands far left.
Date: October 31, 1986
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Boy Wearing a Mask]

Description: Photograph of a young boy wearing a mask at the Mexic-Arte Museum's annual Día de los Muertos celebration. The mask is hand decorated. The boy wears a red and green tie dye shirt.
Date: October 30, 2004
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Car Parked in Front of Two Church Buildings]

Description: Photograph of a car parallel parked in front of two church buildings. Both of the buildings are light-colored brick, have covered porches, and have a line of windows at the side. There is a sidewalk in front of the buildings as well as several shaped bushes and shrubs. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Waco - Manse at night Entrance to annex at left".
Date: October 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Child Making Mask]

Description: Photograph of a young girl making a mask at the Mexic-Arte Museum's annual Día de los Muertos celebration. The girl uses a stamp to decorate the mask. Patrons stand in the background. The photograph was taken in downtown Austin, Texas.
Date: October 30, 2004
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Children in Costume at Día de los Muertos Celebration]

Description: Photograph of two costumed children at the Mexic-Arte Museum's annual Día de los Muertos exhibition and celebration. The children are dressed as skeletons. One child, right, wears a sombrero. The photograph was taken at nighttime in downtown Austin, Texas.
Date: October 28, 2006
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Confirmation Class of 1914, Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Black and white photograph of the Danevang Lutheran Church Confirmation class of 1914 posed for a group picture outside of an unidentified building. Everyone is formally dressed; the young women are wearing long, white dresses while the young men are wearing suits and ties. A majority of the individuals have floral boutonnieres attached to their clothing. Vines wrapped around two posts on the porch of the building are visible behind the group.
Date: October 4, 1914
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[A Couple Standing in a Parking Lot]

Description: Color photograph of a woman and a man, Mary Jane Wood and Eddie Wood, standing in the parking lot of Danevang Lutheran Church at its 90th anniversary celebration. They are both visible from the waist up. Eddie has in his hands a book of some sort and a cigarette between two fingers. Several cars are parked in a lot behind them.
Date: October 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Decorated Mexican Day of the Dead Altar]

Description: Photograph of an altar set up during the Mexic-Arte Museum's annual Día de los Muertos celebration. The altar is decorated with candles, paper flowers, colored banners, tamales, pasties, bottles of beer, and rose petals. A miniature skeleton bride and groom stand at the top of the altar. The photograph was taken in downtown Austin, Texas.
Date: October 27, 2007
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Día de los Muertos Exhibition]

Description: Photograph of the Día de los Muertos exhibition held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas on October 30th, 1999. Patrons mill around the exhibit. Many wear costumes and masks. Several carry beverages. Colorful platforms on the left are decorated with yellow and orange garlands. Black and white paintings are hung on one wall; colorful paintings are hung on the farthest wall, which is green.
Date: October 30, 1999
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Location Info:
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Día de los Muertos Parade]

Description: Photograph of a parade hosted by the Mexic-Arte Museum in honor of Día de los Muertos. Individuals walk down a road in downtown Austin, Texas. A woman pulls a wagon behind her. A miniature altar is set up on top of the wagon.
Date: October 27, 2007
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum